Alex Hooper | 92.3 The Fan
Beat Reporter for Sports Radio 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM)
Alex Hooper is a beat reporter for 92.3 the Fan, covering the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Cavaliers and more. Alex also serves as an anchor for the station. He was formerly a sports writer for the News-Herald in Willoughby, OH, and General Manager at WBWC in Berea, Ohio.
A night after a 15 run, 19 hit comeback win, the Indians mustered just 3 base hits, none of those coming between the 3rd and 8th innings.
Tito will remain at his residence Tuesday before returning to normal duties on Wednesday, while Bench Coach Brad Mills will manage again in Francona’s absence.
This is Jackson’s second stint on the DL in 2017 after suffering a hyperextended right great toe in early May. The righty is hitting .304 with nine doubles, a triple and three home runs over 37 RBI this season.
What a difference a day can make.
The Cleveland Indians made two blockbuster trades at the Trade Deadline in 2016, one which propelled the team to the American League pennant. The other never happened.
Brantley went to the disabled list retroactive to June 16 with a right ankle sprain that was originally suffered in Kansas City on May 7, according to the team.
Opportunity was the story of the weekend’s series sweep by the Twins, with the visiting team relishing in the opportunity to re-gain first place, while the home team seemed destined to give it away.
The Cleveland Indians have never been an organization to bring players along quickly, no matter their level of success.
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona has said his team not making the plays that allowed them to be in a championship position in 2016.
Cleveland Indians fans never miss the opportunity to reminisce about their teams from the mid-to-late 90s, and now they have another chance.